HSUS to Plan USDA Forum
On November 2, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan) exposed the actions of the Human Society of the United States (HSUS) and future partnership on an educational forum with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Anaplasmosis causes oxygen depletion by destroying red blood cells.
Suffocation causes cattle to do crazy things. Things like plowing into the side of the friendly feed truck or putting a cowboy up a tree, says Dr. Dave Sparks, Oklahoma State University Extension veterinarian.
Great Plains Ranching Faces Uncertain Future
Voice of America
There’s a chill in the air as high plains winds beat against the walls of Assumption Abbey. The Benedictine monastery stands like a great stone fortress at the edge of the small town of Richardton, North Dakota.
Supreme Court to hear case on downed livestock
California’s ban on the commercial slaughter of downed livestock will come before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, in a case that pits state against federal power.
Cattle the next best thing to gold in a recession
Downturn-fearing investors worried that the popular refuge of gold is already overvalued may do worse than turn instead to cattle, which are the next best thing in commodities to a safe haven.
Develop Strategies to Reduce Feed Waste
Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University Extension
Hay loss and feed waste are inevitable components of most beef production systems.
“However, understanding the sources of hay loss from storage and feeding, as well as the impacts of restricting access to hay, can allow producers to develop strategies to optimize feed utilization on their operations,” says Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University Extension Service beef cattle specialist.
Health concerns with new arrivals
Dave Barz, DVM
Tri State Livestock News
Fall has definitely arrived! The cool north winds remind us that winter isn’t too far away. This summer’s extreme drought in the southwestern U.S. has resulted in the sell-off of hundreds of cows and calves, many of which have found new homes in feedlots and pastures near us.